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Miami at Portland

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  Thursday Mar 1, 2012 - 10:30 pm - Portland, OR | Odds: Miami by 3.5, Total Points: 198.5 | Team Pages: MIA | POR


MIA -3.5 Open -4.5 High -4.5
Last -4.5 Low -3.5

Line Movement

The chart above graphs odds data from Pinnacle Sports

Historical Results of Games with Similar Lines

Since the start of the 2006-2007 NBA season there have been 726 games where the closing line favored the away team by 2.5 to 4.5 points. In these games:

  • The team like Miami won the game 433 times (59.6%)
  • The team like Portland won the game 293 times (40.4%)
  • The team like Miami did better against the spread, going 363-355-8 (50.6% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.9 points

Historical Results of Games with Similar Line Movement

Since the start of the 2008-2009 NBA season there have been 874 games where the closing line favored the initial favorite by 1 points less than the opening line.

In these games, the team like Portland did better against the spread, going 432-424-18 (50.5% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.1 points.